Punjab Board Class 10 Social Science Syllabus

In the article, we have provided detailed syllabus of Punjab Board Class 10 Social Science. The syllabus is further divided into sub-subjects History, Civics, Geography and Economics. It contains the complete course structure along with sub-topics under each chapter. Students of Punjab Board Class 10 are advised to go through the syllabus of Social Science before they start their preparation. By doing so, they will have an idea about the concepts they will get to learn. Not only students, the syllabus is also imperative for teachers as it guides them while teaching inside the classroom. The textbooks and other study materials are always prepared by referring to the prescribed syllabus.

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PSEB Board Class 10 History Syllabus

Chapter 1: Physical Features of the Punjab and their influence on its History

Chapter 2: Political and Social Conditions of Punjab before Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Chapter 3: Guru Nanak Dev Ji and his Teachings

Chapter 4: Contribution of Sikh Guru’s from Guru Angad Dev Ji to Guru Tej bahadur Ji

Chapter 5: Guru Govind Singh Ji’s Life, Creation of Khalsa and his Personality

Chapter 6: Banda Singh Bahadur and the Sikh Masals

Chapter 7: Ranjit Singh: Early Life, Achievements and Anglo Sikh Relations

Chapter 8: The Anglo Sikh Wars and Annexation of Punjab

Chapter 9: Punjab’s contribution towards struggle for Freedom

PSEB Board Class 10 Civics Syllabus

Chapter 1: Features of the Indian Constitution

Chapter 2: The Central Government

Chapter 3: The State Government

Chapter 4: Indian Democracy at Work

Chapter 5: Indian Foreign Policy and United Nations

PSEB Board Class 10 Geography Syllabus

1. India and India as a subcontinent; Relief and Major Physiographic Divisions of India and they are complementary to each other.

2. Climate: Diversity in climate, Monsoonal Integrity, Natural Vegetation of India.

3. Land-use : Forest Land, Fallow land and agriculture, Soils, Water resources, Characteristics of rainfall; Unequal distribution and failure of rainfall; Floods, Scarcity of water, Flood control, Means of irrigation and drainage, Water budget, River valley and multipurpose projects, Potential and developed Hydro-electricity and they are complementary to each other.

4. Indian Agriculture: With special reference to Punjab: Development of Agriculture after independence, Crops; Major crops, Fabric crops, Commercial crops, Per acre yield, Livestock, Birds, Forests and Wildlife.

5. Mineral Resources: Minerals- Metallic and Non-Metallic, Mineral oil, Exploitation, Distribution and development, Proper development of mineral resources, its proper utilization and conservation.

6. Manufacturing Industries: Importance – Agro-based and mineral-based industries, Major industries and localization of industries.

7. Transportation and Communication: Role of Roads, Railways, Waterways, Major seaports, Development of airways, Development of means of communication.

8. People: The Major resource of a country, Population age, Sex ratio, Structure of population, Rural and urban population, Distribution of population, Density, Qualitative and Quantitative perspective of population.

PSEB Board Class 10 Economics Syllabus

Unit I – Basic Concepts

National Income

Per Capita Income




Capital Formation

Disguised Unemployment

Full Employment


Supply of Money

Government Budget

Deficit Financing

Public Finance

(a) Direct Taxes (b) Indirect Taxes

Public Debt

Poverty Line

Growth Rate

Foreign Aid

Balance of Payments

Monetary Policy

Fiscal Policy

Unit II: Economic Infrastructure of the Indian Economy

Meaning and need of well-developed Economic Infrastructure

Elements of Economic Infrastructure:

Elements of Economic Infrastructure:

(i) Network of Transport and Communication

(ii) Sources of Power and Irrigation

(iii) Banking and Financial Institutions

Economic Exploitation of Consumers and Consumer Protection Measures

Unit III: Economic Development of Indian Economy

Agricultural Development

(i) importance of Agriculture in Indian Economy

(ii) Main Problems of Agriculture in India

(iii) Role of Government in Agriculture Growth

(iv) Green Revolution – Meaning and Effects

Industrial Development

(i) Need of Rapid Growth of Industrialisation in India

(ii) Scale of Industries

  1. Cottage and Small Scale Industries
  2. Large Scale Industries
  3. Importance of these Industries for the Industrial Development of India

(iii) Causes of Slow Progress of Industrial Development in India

(iv) Role of Government for encouragement of industrial Development in India

Foreign Trade in India

(i) Importance of Foreign Trade in Indian Economy

(ii) Volume of Foreign Trade in India

(iii) Main items of Imports and Exports

(iv) Directions of Imports and Exports

Economic Planning in India

(i) Need and objectives of Economic Planning in India.

(ii) Achievement and Failures of Economic Planning in India

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